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From Muji to Ikea: Why the best retailers think like UX designers

The most successful brands treat their customers as users, not buyers. Here’s how.<p>Imagine walking into a store and finding a fitting room full of outfits curated just for you–items you reserved online, and a few chosen for you based on what you’ve bought in the past. You like a pair of jeans and a …

eCommerce

New Eco-Inspired Gallery Presents Contemporary Art Within a Vine-Covered Exhibition Space | Colossal

<p>IK LAB is a new art gallery concept in Tulum, Mexico founded by Guggenheim descendent and Tulum resident Santiago Rumney Guggenheim and designed by …

20 Small Garden Water Feature Ideas To Add A Little More Zen To Your Life

Flowing water is not only beautiful to admire, but the sound is very relaxing. And, if you have a small garden, terrace or patio, strategically …

Everything You Need to Know About Fountains

A fountain is a celebration. Thousands of years ago, the landscape feature was proof of a successful water delivery system. Water ran downhill into …

Landscaping

Worm London: ‘Two Girls, a Stack of Books, and Loads of Flowers’

Worm London is a floristry studio that is run out of a tiny basement in Stoke Newington, East London. The business began two years ago when friends …

Edwardian Timber Cottage Gets a Modern Makeover

Sheri Haby Architects recently completed renovations at <b>Gable House</b>, a charming Edwardian timber cottage. A previously built addition to Gable House …

Architecture

Oversized Crocheted Doilies by Ashley V Blalock Climb Up Trees and Gallery Walls | Colossal

<p>Artist Ashley V Blalock crochets enormous red doilies that she then installs in site-specific configurations ranging from galleries to stairwells to …

Art

10 Easy Pieces: Arched Arbors

An arched arbor can be one of the most effective elements in a garden design. Unlike a trellis, which acts like a wall, an arbor should welcome …

Landscaping

Hardscaping 101: Natural Swimming Pools

Did you ever swim in a natural swimming pool? There’s no chlorine, no chemical taste or smell, nothing to sting your eyes. Recently architect Alan …

Studio Edwards uses shipping containers to create getaway on Australia's Great Ocean Road

A trio of shipping containers has been converted into a weekend retreat set on stilts on a hillside overlooking Australia's Otway Coast by Melbourne …

Small Master Bedroom Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Space

When you hear about master bedrooms, the assumption is that there will be plenty of room. The design discussion is often dominated by talk of …

How to Make an Inexpensive DIY Sandblaster

Less than $6 in parts<p>Watching rust get blasted off of metal is always satisfying. It must be even more satisfying to do it, particularly when you're …

DIY

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

2017 Best How-To's, Fabrication Techniques and Tool Hacks

One of the best things about the internet is the tons of folks posting helpful information that teaches you how to do stuff. Here are our favorite …

Fabrication

2017 Best of Workshop Furniture and Hacks

Workbenches, workstations, carts, lifts, drafting tables and more<p>To be honest, our favorite category of furniture isn't the nice stuff made for …

Furniture

How To Pull Off Vintage Interior Design (Without it Looking Worn Out)

Vintage interior design is tricky. On the one hand, it’s easy to see why some would long to re-create the feel of elegance that is synonymous with …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Water World: A Natural Swimming Pool, Lily Pads Included

Near Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom is a natural swimming pool that looks like an idyllic pond and has an aquatic garden to …

Cool It: 12 Cooling and Shading Products That Won’t Dent Your Style

We may yearn for the mild sunny days of summer, but the extreme heat and humidity that can come with paradoxically have us running for cover or seeking other ways of cooling down. To celebrate — and prepare for — the advent of summer, we present our favorite, most stylish products for cooling, …

Energy Star

Steal This Look: A Backyard Tree Fort

Everybody needs a clubhouse. May we suggest a tree fort? In Toronto, artist William Askew designed one on stilts that we’d love to have in the …

The Perfect Office - ASUS Laptop Tablet, Dell HDR Display, Sony A9 Camera, Office Ideas and More

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

Hardscaping 101: Rain Chains

Rain chains, a feature of Japanese architecture, are a pleasant alternative to downspouts. The Japanese translation is <i>kusari doi</i>, and for centuries …

Westcliff Pavillion

The only residential project to receive a commendation at this year's awards, GASS's steel-framed pavilion, located on the Westcliff Ridge within a wooded estate with arresting views across the Johannesburg skyline, is truly a masterpiece in steel architecture and construction.

Purist Coffee Brewing

The IIKONE is designed to be a piece of industrial art on your kitchen counter top! This minimalist brewer design brings a purist approach to …

DesignOffice converts disused power station into restaurant in Melbourne

Australian architecture studio DesignOffice has converted a former power station in Melbourne into a cafe and restaurant with exposed brickwork and …

Architecture

Sanwa designs collection of compact kitchen units for small homes

Japanese kitchen manufacturer Sanwa has designed a set of four kitchen units tailored to those with limited living space (+ slideshow).<p>The Affilato …

Kitchens

Restaurant Visit: An Innovative Micro Farm at Olmsted in Brooklyn

A buzzy new restaurant in Brooklyn is condensing today’s biggest food trends (farm-to-table, sustainability, no-waste) into a tiny backyard garden. …

Restaurant Visit: Outdoor Dining at SF’s Souvla NoPa, Starry String Lights Included

Restaurateur Charles Bililies has hit upon a good thing: He opened his first restaurant, Souvla, in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley in 2014, offering …